Subject says it all. The error is returned regardless of
the permissions of /dev/audio, /dev/dsp/, and /dev/mixer.
Is esd running?
No. I ran it and then x11amp worked fine. If esd is supposed to be
running, it may help to start it a system boot time via an rc script.
You guys don't do that by default. This is the first time I have
assigned to mike
added README depicting the use of the OSS plugin